Leviticus

Leviticus (Li-vit´i-kuhs)

The third book in the Pentateuch (the first five books of the OT). The name is descriptive, “the levitical book,” that is, concerned with the Temple personnel, all of whom were assumed to be descended from Levi. The book records regulations pertaining to Israel’s sacrificial system and purity laws.

Outline of Contents

Leviticus

I. Sacrifices (Lev 1:1-7:38)

A. Whole burnt offering (Lev 1:1-17)

B. Cereal offering (Lev 2:1-16)

C. Peace offering (Lev 3:1-17)

D. Sin offering (Lev 4:1-5:13)

E. Guilt offering (Lev 5:14-6:7)

F. Priests’ sacrificial dues (Lev 6:8-7:38)

II. Consecration of Aaron and his sons (Lev 8:1-10:20)

III. Laws of purity and pollution (Lev 11:1-16:34)

A. Clean and unclean animals (Lev 11:1-47)

B. Childbirth (Lev 12:1-8)

C. Skin diseases (Lev 13:1-14:57)

D. Genital discharges (Lev 15:1-33)

E. Day of Atonement (Lev 16:1-34)

IV. Holiness Code (Lev 17:1-26:46)

A. Teaching on blood (Lev 17:1-16)

B. Sexual relations (Lev 18:1-30)

C. Miscellaneous holiness laws (Lev 19:1-22:33)

D. Festivals (Lev 23:1-44)

E. Ritual objects and blasphemy (Lev 24:1-23)

F. Sabbath and jubilee years (Lev 25:1-55)

G. Blessings and curses (Lev 26:1-46)

V. Appendix on vows and tithes (Lev 27:1-34)

Lev 1:1-7:38

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Lev 1:1-17

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Lev 2:1-16

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Lev 3:1-17

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Lev 4:1-5:13

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Lev 5:14-6:7

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Lev 6:8-7:38

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Lev 8:1-10:20

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Lev 11:1-16:34

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Lev 11:1-47

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Lev 12:1-8

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Lev 13:1-14:57

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Lev 15:1-33

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Lev 16:1-34

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Lev 17:1-26:46

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Lev 17:1-16

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Lev 18:1-30

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Lev 19:1-22:33

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Lev 23:1-44

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Lev 24:1-23

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Lev 25:1-55

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Lev 26:1-46

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Lev 27:1-34

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